Israel’s Controp has teamed up with USA’s Pharovision to develop detection systems designed to warn of potential collisions between airplanes and either airborne birds or foreign object debris on the ground, and Bill gates says, “Israeli technology is improving the world.”
By: Michael Ordman
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Another Israeli airport safety system
Israel’s Controp has teamed up with USA’s Pharovision to develop the Interceptor and Sentinel detection systems. They are designed to warn of potential collisions between airplanes and either airborne birds or foreign object debris on the ground.
US Ambassador in driverless car in Jerusalem
US Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro tried out Israeli company MobilEye’s driverless car on Jerusalem roads – and was impressed. Shapiro said, “it’s probably safer than if a driver was in control of the vehicle, because drivers can be distracted but this vehicle cannot.”
“Israeli technology is improving the world”
The 2,000 people at the Microsoft Israel’s “Think Next” event in Tel Aviv, including CEO Satya Nadella, had a video call from the man who started it all, Bill Gates. Gates said that Israeli developments in tech areas like analytics and security were “improving the world.”
Now an app can learn about humans
Israel’s SimilarWeb has launched SimilarWeb Portrait – smart software that builds up a (non-identifiable) profile of a human computer user. This allows app developers to tailor their apps to give a friendlier user experience, from the moment they are installed.
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